OPB | Nov. 30, 2015
Author Marie Mutsuki Mockett explored the spiritual and emotional aspects of Japanese life after the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
OPB | Oct. 13, 2015
A look at what water infrastructure can tell us about the survival of coastal communities after what could be the largest natural disaster in American history.
OPB | June 01, 2015
Geologists say the recent activity is not usual, and no tsunamis were triggered.
OPB | May 19, 2015
OPB challenged four Oregon families to live off their earthquake preparedness kits for a weekend. We'll find out how the experiment went.
OPB | May 01, 2015
We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Oct. 20, 2014
MONDAY: We'll talk to the director of the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management about her fact-finding mission to Christchurch to see its response to the 2011 earthquake.
OPB | Oct. 06, 2014
MONDAY: We'll hear about how prepared Oregon buildings are to withstand a major earthquake, and which ones may be getting upgrades.
OPB | Aug. 25, 2014
MONDAY: We'll explore the geology behind the quake, the emergency response, and what it all means for the Pacific Northwest.
OPB | March 27, 2014
THURSDAY: Bonnie Henderson's new book, The Next Tsunami: Living On A Restless Coast, explores how our understanding of seismic activity has changed over 50 years.
OPB | Feb. 11, 2014
TUESDAY: An audit released Monday by the Oregon Secretary of State's office suggests that the state's Office of Emergency Management faces internal challenges that could hamper disaster response.
OPB | Feb. 06, 2013
The state's Earthquake Commission finds Oregon is drastically unprepared for an inevitable quake.
OPB | March 21, 2011
We're talking to people in the Northwest who have deep connections to Japanese residents. What insight can they provide about news, needs and the human side of this natural disaster?
OPB | March 11, 2011
The Oregon coast faces a tsunami warning after a massive, deadly earthquake in Japan.
OPB | April 21, 2010
Are Northwest people and places ready for the Cascadia subduction earthquake?